BBBT - Zoomdata - 2018

26jan9:00 am11:45 amBBBT - Zoomdata - 2018

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Zoomdata use cases, technology and business strategy overview


This overview of Zoomdata will start with a review of why Zoomdata was built in response to major shifts in the data landscape and the challenges those shifts pose to traditional data stores and BI tools. This will be followed by an overview of the company and product, highlighting Zoomdata’s unique advantages for deploying modern BI on modern data platforms, with a live demonstration of these capabilities. Next we will dive into platform architecture and future roadmap.


Nick Halsey – CEO

Nick joined Zoomdata as CMO and was subsequently promoted to COO before becoming our CEO. Before joining Zoomdata, Nick was CMO for Keynote Systems. Previously Nick was the CMO and EVP of corporate development at SugarCRM, where he managed the company’s overall go-to-market strategy. Prior to SugarCRM, Halsey served as the vice president of marketing and product management at Jaspersoft Corporation, the leading open source business intelligence company. He was a co-founder and CEO of Biz360, an innovator in social media monitoring and market intelligence solutions that was acquired by Attensity Group, and also served as the founding vice president of sales and marketing for Brio Software, where he helped lead the company to $150 million in sales and to a successful IPO. Nick also served as the CMO and executive vice president of corporate development at Alphablox, guiding it to an acquisition by IBM. He holds a BA from Stanford University.

Justin Langseth – Chairman and Founder

Justin Langseth is Founder of Zoomdata, Inc and serves as its Chief Strategy Officer and President. Langseth also serves as a Venture Partner at NextGen Venture Partners. He co-founded Clarabridge, Inc. in 2005 and served as its President & Chief Technology Officer. Langseth previously co-founded Claraview Inc. and served as its Chief Technology Officer. Prior to co-founding Claraview, he was founder and Chief Technology Officer of, a real-time data analysis and alerting subsidiary of MicroStrategy. Prior to joining MicroStrategy, Langseth served as a software design consultant in the electric utility, managed care, and pharmaceutical industries. He holds 18 patents with many more pending. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he received a SB in Management of Information Technology from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Ruhollah Farchtchi – CTO

Ruhollah has over 15 years experience in enterprise data management, architecture and systems integration. Prior to Zoomdata, Ruhollah held management positions at BearingPoint, Booz-Allen and Unisys. He holds an M.S. in Information Technology from George Mason University.

Ian Fyfe – Senior Director Product Marketing

Ian is an accomplished product marketing and product management professional with a passion for creating, guiding and bringing to market data analytics and data integration products and platforms. Ian previously headed product marketing at Pentaho (acquired by Hitachi) and product management and marketing at Jaspersoft (acquired by Tibco), with previous experience at Peoplesoft, Informix, Epiphany and Business Objects.

Company Profile:

Zoomdata develops the world’s fastest visual analytics solution for big and streaming data. Using patented data sharpening and micro-query technologies, Zoomdata empowers business users to visually consume data in seconds, even across tens of billions of rows of data. Zoomdata Fusion enables interactive analytics across disparate data sources, bridging modern and legacy data architectures, blending real-time streams and historical data, and unifying enterprise data with data in the cloud. Delivered in a microservices architecture for elastic scalability, Zoomdata runs on premises, in the cloud or embedded in an application.

Zoomdata is reinventing business intelligence for modern data platforms. Zoomdata’s unique combination of advantages include:

• No data movement

• Native support for widest breadth of modern data sources, including streaming and search

• Modern elastically scalable microservices based architecture

– Secure – in context of underlying data platform

– Easy to embed and extend

• Fastest time to insight – modern user experience, minimal IT intervention, no data modeling required

With offices in Chicago, New York, San Mateo, CA and Reston, VA, Zoomdata is venture-backed by Accel, Columbus Nova Technology Partners, Comcast Ventures, Goldman Sachs, NEA and Razor’s Edge.

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